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Books, links, and other useful resources (listed roughly in the order they're mentioned in the video):
Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce
Mississippi Development Authority
King, Stephen A. I’m Feeling the Blues Right Now: Blues Tourism and the Mississippi Delta. U Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Cheseborough, Steven. Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues. U Press of Mississippi, 2001.
Hyatt, Harry Middleton. Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, Rootwork: Beliefs accepted by many Negroes and white persons, these being orally recorded among Blacks and whites. Western Publishing, 1970.
Spencer, Jon Michael. Blues and Evil. U of Tennessee Press, 1993.
Finn, Julio. The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americas. Interlink Publishing Group, 1998.
Gussow, Adam. “Heaven and Hell Parties: Ministers, Bluesmen, and Black Youth in the Mississippi Delta, 1920-1942. Arkansas Review 41.3 (Winter/December 2010): 126-203.
Michael Taft’s Prewar Blues Lyric Cocordance.
Marcus, Greil. Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music. 1975. 5th ed. Plume, 2008.
Banks, Russell. “The Devil and Robert Johnson: The Blues and the 1990s.” The New Republic (1975): 27-31.
Wald, Elijah. Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues. Amistad, 2004.
Work, John W. and Lewis Wade Jones, Samuel C. Adams Jr., and Robert Gordon. Lost Delta Found: Rediscovering the Fisk University – Library of Congress Coahoma Country Study, 1941-1942. Vanderbilt U Press, 2005.
Lipsitz, George. “Remembering Robert Johnson: Romance and Reality.” In The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics. Temple U Press, 1998.
Gussow, Adam. “Sold It To the Blues-Devil: The Great Migration, Lost Generations, and the Perils of the Urban Dance Hall.” Popular Music and Society 37.1 (November 2013). Online.
Drowne, Kathleen. Spirit of Defiance: National Prohibition and Jazz Age Literature. Ohio State U Press, 2005.